Novak Djokovic wins Eastbourne Aegon Championship by defeating Gael Monfils

On July 1, 2017, Novak Djokovic won his second ATP World Tour title of the season by beating Gael Monfils at the Aegon International in Eastbourne in Men’s Singles category.

  • Novak Djokovic defeated Gael Monfils by 6-3, 6-4 in 76 minutes. This is Djokovic’s first title since January 2017 when he beat World No. 1 Andy Murrayto start the 2017 ATP World Tour season at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
  • In women’s singles category, World No.3 Karolina Pliskova clinched her third title of 2017 after beating Caroline Wozniacki. Karolina Pliskova defeated CarolineNovak Djokovic wins Eastbourne Aegon Championship by defeating Gael Monfils Wozniacki by 6-4, 6-4 in an hour and 22 minutes. With this victory, Pliskova becomes the first Czech to triumph at Eastbourne since Jana Novotna in 1998.
  • In Men’s doubles, top seeds Bob Bryanand Mike Bryan won against Rohan Bopanna and Andre Sa in the final. The win gives the Bryan brothers a staggering 113th ATP World Tour doubles title and their first of the season.
  • In Women’s doubles, Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan won the finals against Australian pair Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua. This was Hingis and Chan’s fifth title of 2017 as a pair and for Hingis it was 60th WTA doubles prize.

Winners of Eastbourne Aegon Championship:

CategoryWinnerRunners-up
Men’s SinglesNovak Djokovic (Serbia)Gaen Monfils (France)
Women’s SinglesKarolína Plíšková (Czech Republic)Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
Men’s DoublesBob Bryan (US) & Mike Bryan (US)Rohan Bopanna (India) & Andre Sa (Brazil)
Women’s DoublesChan Yung-jan (Taipei) & Martina Hingis (Switzerland)Ashleigh Barty (Australia) & Casey Dellacqua (Australia)

About Eastbourne Aegon Championship:

Eastbourne Internationalis a tennis tournament held annually since 1974 at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis ClubEastbourne, United Kingdom.

  • The tournament is played on outdoor grass courts, and is generally considered a warm-up for the WimbledonGrand Slam event, which begins the following week.
  • It is currently sponsored by AEGON.